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Games on 2013-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2Baltimore Orioles1BoxJarrod ParkerDarren O'DayGrant Balfour
Texas Rangers2Chicago White Sox3BoxNate JonesTanner Scheppers(none)
Minnesota Twins2Cleveland Indians7BoxZach McAllisterLiam Hendriks(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Houston Astros8BoxBrad PeacockChien-Ming WangChia-Jen Lo
Washington Nationals7Kansas City Royals2BoxJordan ZimmermannWade Davis(none)
Los Angeles Angels5Seattle Mariners1BoxJason VargasErasmo Ramirez(none)
New York Yankees2Tampa Bay Rays4BoxDavid PriceCC SabathiaFernando Rodney
Milwaukee Brewers3Cincinnati Reds6BoxBronson ArroyoJohn AxfordAroldis Chapman
Boston Red Sox4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxJon LesterHyun-Jin RyuKoji Uehara
Colorado Rockies0Miami Marlins3BoxJose FernandezJeff ManshipSteve Cishek
Detroit Tigers3New York Mets0BoxMax ScherzerMatt HarveyJoaquin Benoit
Arizona Diamondbacks12Philadelphia Phillies7BoxTrevor CahillCasper Wells(none)
Chicago Cubs3San Diego Padres2BoxJeff SamardzijaEric StultsKevin Gregg
Pittsburgh Pirates3San Francisco Giants6BoxTim LincecumFrancisco LirianoSergio Romo
Atlanta Braves2St. Louis Cardinals6BoxShelby MillerJulio TeheranEdward Mujica

Standings as of 2013-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Tampa Bay Rays1277453.583--5715086343-2331-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field361818.500
248Boston Red Sox1317655.580--65353811540-2336-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John FarrellBen CheringtonFenway Park312110.677
3712Baltimore Orioles1286959.5395.56105674337-2932-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buck ShowalterDan DuquetteOriole Park at Camden Yards341618.471
4813New York Yankees1296861.5277.0515520-538-2730-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium II331716.515
51325Toronto Blue Jays1305773.43818.5582639-5731-3226-41L7T S R Log Off Def SP D John GibbonsAlex AnthopoulosRogers Centre321715.531
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Detroit Tigers1297653.589--65148616541-2335-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park331716.515
2611Cleveland Indians1297059.5436.05925533939-2631-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaChris AntonettiProgressive Field332211.667
3916Kansas City Royals1286464.50011.55074941333-3331-31L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDayton MooreKauffman Stadium342212.647
41122Minnesota Twins1285771.44518.5509585-7628-3329-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireTerry RyanTarget Field34925.265
51428Chicago White Sox1285375.41422.5479550-7129-3324-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Robin VenturaRick HahnU.S. Cellular Field341024.294
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Texas Rangers1297554.581--5855087738-2737-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington341618.471
2510Oakland Athletics1287256.5632.55624986439-2533-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinBilly BeaneOakland-Alameda County Coliseum342410.706
31017Seattle Mariners1285969.46115.5507595-8831-3428-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeJack ZduriencikSafeco Field341222.353
41223Los Angeles Angels1285771.44517.5572610-3831-3726-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaJerry DipotoAngel Stadium of Anaheim342113.618
51530Houston Astros1284385.33631.5503680-17721-4322-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bo PorterJeff LuhnowMinute Maid Park34826.235
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1297752.597--56844512344-1833-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field331914.576
2715Washington Nationals1296564.50412.0505523-1836-2929-35W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Davey JohnsonMichael RizzoNationals Park332112.636
3919New York Mets1275869.45718.0505539-3426-3532-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry CollinsSandy AldersonCiti field351619.457
41021Philadelphia Phillies1295871.45019.0487594-10734-3124-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ryne SandbergRuben AmaroCitizens Bank Park331518.455
51529Miami Marlins1284979.38327.5412520-10829-3820-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike RedmondMichael HillMarlins Park341321.382
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Pittsburgh Pirates1297653.589--5064525442-2234-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleNeal HuntingtonPNC Park331815.545
224St. Louis Cardinals1297653.589--62947715239-2337-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike MathenyJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III332112.636
359Cincinnati Reds1307456.5692.55624719141-2333-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark321616.500
41326Milwaukee Brewers1295673.43420.0511569-5830-3526-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron RoenickeDouglas MelvinMiller Park331815.545
51427Chicago Cubs1295574.42621.0505553-4825-4130-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dale SveumJed HoyerWrigley Field331122.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2013 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145Los Angeles Dodgers1297653.589--5234645938-2638-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Don MattinglyNed CollettiDodger Stadium331617.485
2614Arizona Diamondbacks1286662.5169.55525351736-2630-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Kirk GibsonKevin TowersChase Field341519.441
3818Colorado Rockies1316071.45817.0563582-1936-2724-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Walt WeissDaniel O'DowdCoors Field311417.452
41120San Diego Padres1295871.45018.0498582-8435-3223-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackJosh ByrnesPetco Park331815.545
51224San Francisco Giants1295772.44219.0490577-8732-3525-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park331914.576


Player NamePosAgeOrganizationActual TeamTransaction Notes
Liam HendriksSP24.195Minnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)Recalled from Rochester (AAA)
Brad LincolnRP28.091Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Optioned to Buffalo (AAA)
Mike TonkinRP23.278Minnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)Optioned to Rochester (AAA)
Richard SeidelP25.356Milwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)Activated from DL
Greg MiclatSS-2B26.032Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Activated from DL
Jared HoyingLF-CF24.098Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Eli WhitesideC33.307Texas RangersRound Rock (AAA)Activated from DL
Jesus Merchan3B-2B32.151San Diego PadresTucson (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Angel Pagancf32.053San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA) for rehab
Ruben Sosa2B-CF22.335Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)DL-7 Injured
Mike NickeasC30.192Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Luis Expositoc26.216Baltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)Activated from DL
Luis Nunez2B-3B26.276Released by Braves
Jose Lozada3B-SS27.238Washington NationalsHarrisburg (AA)DL-7 Injured
Cedric HunterLF-CF25.167Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)DL-7 Injured
Jesus NavarroC25.234San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)DL-7 Turf toe
Donald Lutzlf24.199Cincinnati RedsPensacola (AA)Activated from DL
Mike MarbryP28.355Colorado RockiesTulsa (AA)Activated from DL
Phil KleinP24.116Texas RangersFrisco (AA)Activated from temporarily inactive list
Tyler TuftsP26.262Texas RangersFrisco (AA)DL-7 Injured
Diogenes RosarioP24.357Released by Diamondbacks
Sam GaviglioP23.094St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Activated from DL
Niko GoodrumSS21.178Minnesota TwinsCedar Rapids (A)DL-7 Injured
Timmy Lopes2B19.061Seattle MarinersClinton (A)DL-7 Left ankle contusion
D.J. Peterson1B-3B21.237Seattle MarinersClinton (A)DL-7 Left ankle contusion
Jorge GuzmanP24.040San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)DL-7 Injured
Luke MaileC22.199Tampa Bay RaysBowling Green (A)DL-7 Injured
Justin HaleyP22.069Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Placed on temporarily inactive list
Gabriel YnoaP20.090New York MetsSavannah (A)DL-7 Left ankle contusion
Brian EllingtonP 23.020Miami MarlinsBatavia (A-)DL-7 Injured
Vaughn CovingtonP19.282Texas RangersArizona Rangers (Rk)Placed on restricted list
Adrian Bringas3B24.037Announced retirement
Kelson Brown2B25.291Pittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)Activated from DL
Jake RomanskiC22.245Boston Red SoxLowell (A-)Activated from DL
Hansel De Los SantosP22.017Released by Cardinals
Jim ParqueP37.198Released by Cardinals
C.J. EppersonOF23.055Released by Rays
Mike AlbaladejoC23.179Released by Nationals
Mike Baxterlf28.260New York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA)
Lucas Duda1B27.202New York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA)
Maicer Izturisss-2b32.346Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Transferred to 60-day DL
Chad JenkinsRP25.246Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Recalled from New Hampshire (AA)
Chien-Ming WangSP33.146Toronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)Contract purchased from Buffalo (AAA)
J.J. PutzRP36.183Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)DL-15 Dislocated right pinky [Trying to field a ball on mound hit by Kevin Frandsen]
Chaz RoeRP26.319Arizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)Recalled from Reno (AAA)
Raoul TorrezLF25.161Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Assigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)
Ryan Sweeneycf28.185Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk) for rehab
Adam Abraham3B26.150Cleveland IndiansAkron (AA)Assigned to Akron (AA)
Blake GailenOF28.150Toronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)Contract purchased from Lancaster (Atlantic)
Eliezer ZambranoC26.342San Francisco GiantsRichmond (AA)Assigned to Richmond (AA)
Pierce RankinC24.120Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Yovan GonzalezC23.286Cincinnati RedsBakersfield (A+)Assigned to Bakersfield (A+)
Rob KralC24.149San Diego PadresLake Elsinore (A+)Assigned to Lake Elsinore (A+)
Luis AlvarezC23.177Houston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)Assigned to Corpus Christi (AA)
Geoff PerrottC22.254Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Fu-Lin Kuo1B22.229New York YankeesCharleston (sc) (A)Assigned to Charleston (Sc) (A)
Beau MaggiC22.286Kansas City RoyalsIdaho Falls (Rk)Assigned to Idaho Falls (Rk)
Charlie TilsonCF-LF20.265St. Louis CardinalsPalm Beach (A+)Assigned to Palm Beach (A+)
Austin DeanOF 19.314Miami MarlinsGreensboro (A)Assigned to Greensboro (A)
Japhet Amador1B26.217Houston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)Contract purchased from Mexico City (Mexico)
Engelb Vielma19.063Minnesota TwinsElizabethton (Rk)Assigned to Elizabethton (Rk)
Ryan DoolittleP25.152Oakland AthleticsStockton (A+)Assigned to Stockton (A+)
Mitch StetterP32.220Los Angeles AngelsArizona Angels (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Angels (Rk)
Austin FleetP26.129San Francisco GiantsFresno (AAA)Assigned to Fresno (AAA)
Rafael DolisRP25.227Chicago CubsArizona Cubs (Rk)Assigned to Arizona Cubs (Rk) for rehab
Mike NessethP25.127Philadelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)Assigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Brad AllenP24.151Arizona DiamondbacksVisalia (A+)Assigned to Visalia (A+)
Kyle KrausP-IF23.217Boston Red SoxGreenville (A)Assigned to Greenville (A)
Alex MeyerP23.233Minnesota TwinsNew Britain (AA)Assigned to New Britain (AA)
Perci GarnerP24.254Philadelphia PhilliesReading (AA)Assigned to Reading (AA)
Kenny Hatcher3B23.112Los Angeles AngelsBurlington (A)Assigned to Burlington (A)
Brian JohnsonP22.260Boston Red SoxSalem (A+)Assigned to Salem (A+)
Casey LawrenceP25.301Toronto Blue JaysNew Hampshire (AA)Assigned to New Hampshire (AA)
Stalyn LopezP21.240St. Louis CardinalsGulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Cardinals (Rk)
Jake WalshP22.235Washington NationalsGulf Coast Nationals (Rk)Assigned to Gulf Coast Nationals (Rk)
Jacob Newberry22.318Kansas City RoyalsBurlington (Rk)Assigned to Burlington (Rk)
Josh RichardsonP22.023San Diego PadresFort Wayne (A)Assigned to Fort Wayne (A)
Tyler DanishP18.346Chicago White SoxKannapolis (A)Assigned to Kannapolis (A)
David Bergin1B23.364Colorado RockiesAsheville (A)Contract purchased from Fort Worth (United)
Austin SchuetzleOF18.168Seattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)Signed as undrafted free agent